New vehicles arrive for winter

Seventeen brand new double crewed ambulances (DCA) have been added to the NEAS fleet in time for the most gruelling months of the year. The 500-strong NEAS fleet clocks up an astonishing 10 million miles every YEAR - with vehicles replaced roughly every seven years. Geoff Craik, Head of Fleet Services, said: "The current emergency fleet has been maintained to a very high standard - but having these new vehicles will be great for our staff and benefit the patient's overall journey ...